ASP.NET 1.1 Error: System.Xml.XmlReader is inaccessible due to its protection level

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While recompiling an ASP.NET 1.1 (legacy) application recently I was met with a series of errors that “System.Xml.XmlReader is inaccessible due to its protection level” (along with other System.Xml related messages). I couldn’t find a good answer to why I would be getting an error like this searching online, so I figured I’d share what…

Silverlight 1.0 RC1 Released

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For those of you following Silverlight news, Microsoft has released the next pre-final version of Silverlight 1.0. According to the source: “we’re homing in on the launch of Silverlight 1.0, and today marks another milestone with the launch of the first release candidate. Since the beta we released at [MIX’07], we’ve fixed approximately 2000 bugs…

Rear-ended in my Prius

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I’ve had a 2006 Prius since August 2006 and completely love the car. Since then I’ve added some “features” that the original car doesn’t have: Mud Flaps Automatic Door Lock Electric Button Shark Fin Antenna LED Exterior Lamp replacements (all but turn signals and front marker lamps) LED License Plate surround (wired to light with…

How to Get out of a Speeding Ticket

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Steve Mermelstein recently wrote an article on How To Get Out Of A Speeding Ticket (featuring a video from VideoJug) which lists some pretty good ways to avoid paying a speeding ticket… Here are a few of the items from Steve’s list that I’ve found particularly helpful, and some additional ideas of my own. Please note that…

Prostate Cancer

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(The following is a sponsored review) The other day I heard a bit from a comedian… I was going to catch a plane and was delayed with all the new security screenings they put you through. Quite invasive, some of them! After a long process the security person said “well, I have some good news…